Meaning of rhodizonic acid in English:

rhodizonic acid

noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline dibasic acid whose salts are used in solution as analytic reagents to detect certain metals, especially barium, which form red or brown precipitates.

    Systematic name: 5,6-dihydroxycyclohex-5-ene-1,2,3,4-tetrone; C₆H₂O₆.

Origin

Mid 19th century.